My Friend Pedro is getting a mobile game and you can pre-order it now

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What you need to know

  • My Friend Pedro is getting an all-new game for iPhone and iPad.
  • The game will be free with an optional in-app purchase unlocking "Premium," whatever that is.

Fans of the popular My Friend Pedro rejoice, for you're getting an all-new mobile game to enjoy. My Friend Pedro: Ripe For Revenge, will be available for download from August 5 and you can pre-order it in the App Store now.

Set to take place across 37 action-packed levels, players will get to ride motorcycles and skateboards as they go.

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Here's how the game is described in the App Store:

They kidnapped his wife and kids and left him for dead. But it's going to take more than that to split this banana's family. Help your friend Pedro serve some ice cold revenge, with a sprinkle of bullets on top!My Friend Pedro is back in a brand new mobile adventure of blood, bullets and bananas! Flip and fire your way through 37 action packed levels on foot, on a motorcycle and even on a skateboard. Plan your high caliber choreography for the best scores and, if your skin is tough enough, test your skills in Blood Rush mode.

Sounds like fun, right? My Friend Pedro: Ripe For Revenge will be a free download with an optional in-app purchase. That purchase will cost $2.99, but it isn't yet clear what that will unlock. It's simply listed as "Premium" right now, so we might have to wait for some sort of official announcement before we can know for sure.

Some would say that My Friend Pedro is one of the best Nintendo Switch games. I'm sure it'll be just as great on iPhone and iPad, too.

Oliver Haslam

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